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Matt Albers
Birthdate: 1/20/1983 (31 y, 11 m)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-1/225     Position: P
Drafted: 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 23, Pick: 10, Overall: 686, Team: Houston Astros
Contract: $1.8M / 1 Years (2013)
Extension: $2.4M / 1 Years (2014) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: The Astros declined Albers' option for 2015, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. (10/9/2014)
Injury: Shoulder, Day-to-Day



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Astros (AA)191101009.1 %63.6 %.000.000.000.100.000.073-77    
2006Astros (AAA)4600000.0 %16.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Astros4400000.0 %75.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.20.5-0.1
2007Astros (AAA)91000100.0 %30.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Astros313200000.0 %53.1 %.000.167.069.069.069.062-78-0.7-8.13.4-0.3
2008Orioles (A-)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2008Orioles28000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2009Orioles (AAA)10000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Orioles56100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2010Orioles62000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Red Sox (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Red Sox56000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
20122 Teams63000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2012Red Sox40000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
    2012Diamondbacks23000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Indians56000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014Astros8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -3643700000.0 %56.8 %.000.154.059.059.059.053-81-0.7-9.54.0-0.4

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Astros (AA)199110000010107001000.000
2006Astros (AAA)4460000000001002000.000
2006Astros4440000000003000000.000
2007Astros (AAA)98100000001003002000.000
2007Astros31293222000000017003000.069
2008Orioles (A-)2000000000000000000.000
2008Orioles28000000000000000000.000
2009Orioles (AAA)10000000000000000000.000
2009Orioles56110000000001000000.000
2010Orioles62000000000000000000.000
2011Red Sox (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2011Red Sox56000000000000000000.000
20122 Teams63000000000000000000.000
    2012Red Sox40000000000000000000.000
    2012Diamondbacks23000000000000000000.000
2013Indians56000000000000000000.000
2014Astros8000000000000000000.000
Total- - -364343722000000021003000.059

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Astros (AA)9.1 %63.6 %0.14.000.100.000.100.0002.6.000 0.0-1-2.5.073-77
2006Astros (AAA)0.0 %16.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.7.000-100
2006Astros0.0 %75.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-1-1.1.000-100
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301    .332 
2007Astros (AAA)0.0 %30.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.0-2-3.0.000-100
2007Astros0.0 %53.1 %0.00.069.069.069.138.0000.1.167-0.70.0-3-7.2.062-78
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Orioles (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Orioles (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Orioles0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2010Orioles0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297    .321 
2011Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
20122 Teams0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2012Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
    2012Diamondbacks0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Indians0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Astros0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299    .310 
Total- - -0.0 %56.8 %0.00.059.059.059.118.0000.1.154-0.70.0-4-8.6.053-81

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2006Astros0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2007Astros6.0036.4 %54.5 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Orioles0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
20122 Teams0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2012Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
    2012Diamondbacks0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Indians0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2014Astros0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -3.0033.3 %50.0 %16.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2006Astros010000011213
2007Astros61400403599134
2008Orioles0000000000
2009Orioles0000000145
2010Orioles0000000000
2011Red Sox0000000000
20122 Teams0000000000
    2012Red Sox0000000000
    2012Diamondbacks0000000000
2013Indians0000000000
2014Astros0000000000
Total- - -624004037115152

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2006Astros-0.09-0.090.00-0.82-0.090.89 0-0.100.00
2007Astros-0.67-0.720.05-7.23-0.740.90 0-0.69-0.06
2008Orioles          
2009Orioles-0.02-0.020.00-0.12-0.010.80 0-0.030.00
2010Orioles          
2011Red Sox          
20122 Teams          
    2012Red Sox          
    2012Diamondbacks          
2013Indians          
2014Astros          
Total- - --0.79-0.830.05-8.16-0.830.90 0-0.81-0.06

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2006Astros76.9% (92.3)15.4% (00.0) 7.7% (79.0)    
2007Astros72.5% (89.6)11.5% (82.5)2.3% (83.3)8.4% (76.7)5.3% (81.4)  1.5%
2008Orioles        
2009Orioles60.0% (93.3)  40.0% (79.0)    
2010Orioles        
2011Red Sox        
20122 Teams        
    2012Red Sox        
    2012Diamondbacks        
2013Indians        
2014Astros        
Total- - -72.5% (89.8)11.4% (82.5)2.0% (83.3)9.4% (77.3)4.7% (81.4)  1.3%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Astros72.9 % 2.4 %   10.6 %9.4 %  3.5 %   
2008Orioles              
2009Orioles60.0 %      40.0 %      
2010Orioles              
2011Red Sox              
20122 Teams              
    2012Red Sox              
    2012Diamondbacks              
2013Indians              
2014Astros              
Total- - -72.2 % 2.2 %   10.0 %11.1 %  3.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Astros90.5 85.5   83.176.5  86.8  
2008Orioles             
2009Orioles93.3      79.4     
2010Orioles             
2011Red Sox             
20122 Teams             
    2012Red Sox             
    2012Diamondbacks             
2013Indians             
2014Astros             
Total- - -90.7 85.5   83.177.1  86.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2006Astros-0.6-0.4 -0.2   -5.64-20.94 -19.83   
2007Astros-5.5-0.7-0.40.2-0.8  -5.74-4.36-13.182.00-12.05  
2008Orioles              
2009Orioles0.0  -0.3   -0.41  -13.78   
2010Orioles              
2011Red Sox              
20122 Teams              
    2012Red Sox              
    2012Diamondbacks              
2013Indians              
2014Astros              
Total- - --6.0-1.1-0.4-0.3-0.8  -5.59-6.32-13.18-1.81-12.05  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Astros-4.1 -0.1   -0.70.0  -0.3  
2008Orioles             
2009Orioles0.0      -0.3     
2010Orioles             
2011Red Sox             
20122 Teams             
    2012Red Sox             
    2012Diamondbacks             
2013Indians             
2014Astros             
Total- - --4.1 -0.1   -0.7-0.3  -0.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Astros-6.63 -5.43   -8.320.09  -9.32  
2008Orioles             
2009Orioles-0.41      -13.78     
2010Orioles             
2011Red Sox             
20122 Teams             
    2012Red Sox             
    2012Diamondbacks             
2013Indians             
2014Astros             
Total- - --6.35 -5.43   -8.32-2.68  -9.32  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2006Astros80.0 %37.5 %53.9 %25.0 %33.3 %28.6 %61.5 %75.0 %38.5 %
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Astros33.3 %59.3 %49.2 %29.4 %75.0 %63.1 %61.4 %59.4 %17.9 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Orioles         
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Orioles50.0 %33.3 %40.0 %0.0 %100.0 %50.0 %60.0 % 20.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Orioles         
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011Red Sox         
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
20122 Teams         
    2012Red Sox         
    2012Diamondbacks         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Indians         
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Astros         
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -37.9 %56.5 %49.3 %27.3 %73.1 %59.5 %61.3 %59.5 %19.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Astros38.1 %54.8 %46.4 %56.3 %65.2 %61.5 %50.0 %18.1
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Orioles        
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Orioles50.0 %33.3 %40.0 %0.0 %100.0 %50.0 %60.0 %11.0
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Orioles        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Red Sox        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
20122 Teams        
    2012Red Sox        
    2012Diamondbacks        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Indians        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Astros        
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -38.6 %53.3 %46.1 %52.9 %66.7 %61.0 %50.6 %17.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2006AstrosP4215.0440001100 1   1.000 
2007AstrosP3118110.27131102200 11   .952 
2008OriolesP28349.0560000000 3   1.000 
2009OriolesP56067.0460000000 9   1.000 
2010OriolesP62075.26151103300 8   .955 
2011Red SoxP56064.2181100000 6   .900 
20122 TeamsP63060.1181101100 6   .900 
    2012Red SoxP40039.1170001100 6   1.000 
    2012DiamondbacksP23021.0011100000 0   .500 
2013IndiansP56063.04111101100 2   .938 
2014AstrosP8010.0000000000 1   .000 
Total- - -P36423515.132715508800 47   .954 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2006AstrosP15.00  000              
2007AstrosP110.2-1  -10-2              
2008OriolesP49.00  011              
2009OriolesP67.0-1  0-1-1              
2010OriolesP75.2-1  -11-1              
2011Red SoxP64.20  0-1-1              
20122 TeamsP60.1-1  010              
    2012Red SoxP39.1-1  010              
    2012DiamondbacksP21.00  000              
2013IndiansP63.01  011              
2014AstrosP10.00  000              
Total- - -P515.1-3  -22-3              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
20122 TeamsP60.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)85.7%      (7)
    2012Red SoxP39.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)83.3%      (6)
    2012DiamondbacksP21.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2013IndiansP63.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)88.9%      (9)
Total- - -P515.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)87.5%    (16)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2006Astros-1.20.0 0.5-1.20.50.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.2) 
2007Astros-7.4-0.7 3.4-8.13.40.11.0-3.6-0.3($1.4) 
2008Orioles0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0$0.4
2009Orioles-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2010Orioles0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
20122 Teams0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2012Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
    2012Diamondbacks0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Indians0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2014Astros0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --8.8-0.7 4.0-9.54.00.11.1-4.2-0.4($1.7)$0.4

  • $2.4m / 1 Years (2014) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Houston Astros on 12/16/2013 (Free Agent)
    • 2014: $2.2M
    • 2015 Team Option: $3M ($0.2M buyout)
    • Agent / Agency: SSG Baseball
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $1.8m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Cleveland Indians on 1/18/2013 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2013: $1.8M
    • Originally Reported By: Jordan Bastian
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
  • $1.1m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $1.1M
    • Source: bostonherald.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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  • 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 23, Pick: 10, Overall: 686
    • Team: Houston Astros
    • School: Clements School HS (Sugar Land, TX)